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Pope Francis meets with the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation at the Vatican on Oct. 23, 2021.

Pope Francis: Our response to injustice must be more than condemnation

Oct 23, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Denunciation is not enough when it comes to issues of injustice, the pope said this weekend. Read more

Pope Francis greets a member of the International Conference of the Centesimus Annus pro Pontifice Foundation.

Pope Francis: The world needs an ecological ‘conversion’

Jun 8, 2019

The world needs an ecological “conversion” in order to manifest the Church’s vision of an integral human ecology, Pope Francis... Read more

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square for the general audience Sept. 21, 2016.

Pope says 'false dichotomy' exists between religious ethics, business

May 26, 2018

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis Saturday criticized what he said is a “tragic” and false dichotomy that has been created between religious ethics... Read more

Pope Francis greets the head of the Centesimus Annus pro Pontifice Foundation in the Vatican's Clementine Hall, May 13, 2016.

Generate new models of economic progress, Pope urges business leaders

May 14, 2016

Economic worldviews based only on material well-being cannot contribute to dignified labor and new models of economic progress are needed,... Read more

A tapestry of St. John Paul II, whose 1991 encyclical Centesimus Annus inspired the foundation which met in Rome this week.

Experts in business, economy, consider Popes' call to solidarity

May 10, 2014

Business leaders, economic analysts and  theologians gathered at the Vatican this week to consider, in light of Catholic social teaching,... Read more